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Service Truck Mining Operator – Bowen Basin
- Service Truck Operator
- 7/7 Roster – Camp & Meals Supplied
- Stable Contract & Long Term Role
There client, a well-established mining contractor with a number of projects around the globe is searching for 2 experienced Service Truck Operators for one of their key projects in the Southern Bowen Basin near Blackwater.
About the Role:
If successful for this position you will be responsible for the mobile equipment availability. The role will incorporate in field services including general maintenance, monitoring fluid levels, refueling, grease lines, and you may be required to help out in the workshop on the odd occasion.
- Safely operate the service truck and work in with the production team
- Routine maintenance on mining equipment
- Equipment servicing including oil and filter changes
- Refuelling of large mobile plant equipment
- Monitor fluid levels on mining machinery
- report any defects
- Promote an enjoyable, safe and productive work environment
Skills & Experience:
- RIIs for Service Trucks (dated within 5 years)
- Service Mine Plant & Equipment qualification
- Current Standard 11 Induction Training
- Ability to work independently and in a team
- A commitment to a positive safety culture
- 7/7 roster
- Camp & Meals supplied
- Stable contract
- Temp to permanent position
If you feel you have the required skills and are searching to join a professional team, please apply online now with an up to date CV.
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How to Apply:
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This is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic mining operation that recognizes achievement and offers genuine career opportunities. Don’t forget you will need the appropriate mine site qualifications such as Standard 11 Induction TrainingApply for Heavy Mobile Service Truck Mining Operator Bowen Basin Blackwater
About the Bowen Basin
The Queensland Bowen Basin contains the largest coal reserves in Australia. This major coal producing region contains one of the world’s largest deposits of bituminous coal.
The Basin contains much of the known Permian coal resources in Queensland including virtually all of the known mineable prime coking coal. It was named for the Bowen River, itself named after Queensland’s first Governor, Sir George Bowen.
The Bowen Basin covers an area of over 60,000 square kilometres in Central Queensland running from Collinsville to Theodore and is dotted with many coal mines operated by multiple mining companies.
Here's a list of mining companies with operations in the Bowen Basin.
- Peabody Energy Australia Pty Ltd
- New Hope Corporation Limited
- QCoal Pty Ltd
- Hail Creek Holdings Pty Ltd
- Mt Rawdon Operations Pty Ltd
- Glencore Coal Queensland Pty Limited
- Fitzroy Queensland Resources Limited
- Conquest Mining Limited
- Ravenswood Gold Pty Ltd
- BHP Coal Pty Ltd/li>
- Baralaba Coal Company Pty Ltd
- Anglo American Metallurgical Coal Pty Ltd
- Santos Limited (JV with Santos Limited, Petronas Total and Kogas)
- TEC Coal Pty Ltd
- TerraCom Australia
- Coronado Curragh Pty Ltd
- Yarrabee Coal Company Pty Ltd
For a more detailed view of the above list, here's the link to Queensland State Development mines list
Komatsu 830E Haul Truck
The Komatsu 830E is an ultra class dump truck used in Australian open pit mining operations an is designed and built in Peoria, Illinois by Komatsu America Corporation (parent company is the Japanese held company Komatsu Ltd.
The Komatsu 830E is a beast, with 231,000 kilogram capacity (255 short tons). Although this is a big truck, the 830E's load capacity is about 66% the capacity of the Liebherr T 282C and Caterpillar 797B.This is an electric truck and is being featured in many new mining operations as well established mines in WA and QLD.
The electric drive system is very different fromt the transmission/differential drive of traditional trucks. The diesel engine is connected to a GE traction alternator with high voltage cables transfering electricity to the two wheel motors at the rear of the truck.
Read more about the KOMATSU 830E mining dump truck on the Komatsu website
Resources and Infrastructure Industry (RII)
Commonly refered to as Black Coal Competency (BCC), the RII competency is one that can be attained by an operator who has previously worked in the industry and has completed a number of operating hours on various types of machinery.
RII competency is granted to prove correct and safe operation of mine site machinery. It is a very useful qualification to have, as it confirms the operator has the required experience and expertise.
You can transfer your nationally recognised civil Excavator, Front End Loader or Dozer tickets only to RII Black Coal Competencies.